Bámidélé Upfront

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu: What Will Be Your Legacy?, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

If you choose to repudiate self and focus on building an enduring legacy, you are in a position to charge our trajectory, especially in the Southwest by working with your political Sir, in twenty years what will you be remembered for? What current of political philosophy or social advancement would…
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Opinion

2019 and Governance Compass For the Oil Sector, By Oke Epia

Notably, this particular dialogue is coming at an auspicious time when legislative reforms appear to have been stalled by the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to decline assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) passed by the National Assembly earlier in the year. To say that politics and politicking…
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Opinion

Bindow’s Government As Our Mirror, By Babayola M. Toungo

...I am pained at what the party has become or what it has been reduced to, as a negation of our aspiration to build a virile and resilient political machinery that will be a complete departure from the practice that other political associations, most especially the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)…
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Opinion

Zamfara, Governor Yari , and the Futility of Anointing a Successor, By Ahmed A. Ahmed

The old African adage says: “If a man promises to give you a cloth, look at what he is wearing.” If Yari promises that his finance commissioner, who is party to the current rot in the state, will make the State better, just ask them both, what they did with…
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Opinion

That HSBC Report: Overlooking Progress and Its Inherent Contradictions, By Adeyemi Dipeolu

The first thing that strikes one after reading the report is that the writer downplays positive developments in the Nigerian economy. Every time that the data points to improvements in the Nigerian economy, the writer then immediately makes a negative assessment. I have hesitated to weigh in the media frenzy…
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